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Z Nicolazzo featured in the Arizona Daily Star

April 5, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo wrote an OpEd piece that was featured in the Arizona Daily Star regarding two anti-trans bills SB 1138 and SB 1165, that Governor Doug Ducey recently signed.

Arizona has become the fifth state to sign into law sports bans for trans girls, and one of a number of states that have legislated anti-trans health care into effect.

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Z Nicolazzo On The Dimensions of Trans Femininity

March 21, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo was featured in a podcast with Johns Hopkins University Press featuring a...

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Dr. Z Nicolazzo spoke about anti-LGBTQ + state bills and what that means for higher education

March 8, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo spoke about anti-LGBTQ + state bills and what that means for higher education.

"Clearly, this will interrupt and mediate the college-going process for trans-girls," Dr. Z Nicolazzo said. "If trans girls don't feel...

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Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series: Monica Jones

March 1, 2022

The College of Education hosted Monica Jones this spring semester. Over 150 participants registered to attend Monica’s campus-wide talk...

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We Need Indigenous Peoples’ Higher Ed Data – And Air Conditioners, Too

Feb. 28, 2022

Many aspects of Indigenous peoples’ lives are invisible – our sovereign lands and boundaries, our right to self-determination and our proud customs. Also mostly invisible is our data on educational attainment – a fact that diminishes our voices as national policies for improving higher education are debated and discussed. ...

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A partnership blooms after UA dissertation highlights recruitment biases in higher ed

Jan. 31, 2022

Dr. Karina Salazar is an assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the UA and was in the department's doctoral program. As a doctoral student, she asked in her 2019 dissertation how universities recruit and which students they tried to woo. Read more about...

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Two Education Students Awarded Centennial Achievement

Dec. 10, 2021

Congratulations to two students in the College of Education who have received a 2021 Centennial Achievement Award.

This year’s COE honorees are Felisia Tagaban Gaskin, a Doctoral candidate in Higher Education from the Center for the Study of Higher Education, and Leo Montiel Corrales, who is pursuing an MA in Counseling. 

Centennial Achievement Awards are presented to undergraduate students who demonstrate integrity,...

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Dr. Jenny Lee Publishes Findings with the Committee of 100

Nov. 5, 2021

The Committee of 100 just released an important report by Jenny Lee, Professor in our college’s Center for the Study of Higher Education and our Dean’s Fellow for Internationalization. Her study revealed a pattern of racial profiling and consequences for US innovation. 

You can view her presentation here. It has already attracted a...

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College of Education Launches Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series

Oct. 19, 2021

The College of Education kicked off its brand new Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series last week with a dynamic fall speaker, Jennicet Gutiérrez. Jennicet delivered a campus-wide talk on Wednesday, October 13 at 4pm to a digital audience of over 175 participants and an intimate...